JSSC JE 2023 Vacancy, Application (Out), Exam Date

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
JSSC JE exam is organized by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission to employ Junior Engineers. Candidates aspiring to be Junior Engineers in the state of Jharkhand can write the exam.
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JSSC JE 2023 application has been activated. Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam from 13 June 2023 to 13 July 2023. JSSC JE notification was released to fill more than 1500 vacancies in several departments. It is a one-stage examination conducted to fill the vacant posts of Junior Engineers in the Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical departments.

JSSC JE is a highly competitive exam hence candidates have to burn the midnight oil to be ahead of their competitors. More details concerned with the JSSC JE 2023 such as notification, eligibility, exam date, and more below.

JSSC JE application form link –

JSSC JE 2023

The process of JSSC JE 2023 recruitment has been started by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission. Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the recruitment notification should start their preparation now. Through JSSC JE 2023, suitable candidates will be shortlisted to fill the vacant posts of Junior Engineers in several departments such as Department of Energy, Animal Husbandry and Cooperative Department, Road Construction Department, etc.

JSSC JE is an online exam passing which candidates will be called for participating in the next stage of the recruitment process. The marks obtained by candidates in the JSSC JE exam will be normalised before preparing a list of shortlisted candidates.

JSSC JE application form link –

JSSC JE Apply Online 2023

Filing out the JSSC JE application form is the first and most important step toward participating in the recruitment process. Hence, candidates are advised to fill the application form at the earliest.

The application process includes several stages such as registration, filling the application form, uploading required documents, fee payment, etc. The step-by-step process to submit the application for JSSC JE 2023 is as follows.

  • Visit the official website of JSSC and then click on the career link. 
  • Thereafter, click on the ‘Apply online’ link that appears on the homepage. 
  • Fill up the online form carefully and upload all the documents
  • Pay the required amount of the application fee and post for which you are applying. 
  • Lastly, take a printout of the online application form for future reference. 

JSSC JE Application Fee

After filling the application form, candidates are required to pay the application fee. The application fee for the JSSC JE varies for each category for which the details are provided in the following table. 


Application Fee

PWD candidates from Jharkhand


SC, ST candidates from Jharkhand

Rs. 50/-

Other candidates 

Rs. 100/-

JSSC JE Notification 2023

JSSC JE Notification 2023 was released on 16 May 2023. The notification contains all the crucial details related to the exam. Candidates are advised to go through the complete notification of JSSC JE  2023 to understand the important information related to the exam.

JSSC JE notification PDF for the latest recruitment has been updated below for the reference of the candidates. They can download the PDF to check the important details.

Download: JSSC JE Notification 2023

JSSC JE Overview

Candidates who are interested to apply for JSSC JE Exam can have a look at the table to get a brief introduction in less time.



Exam Name


Conducting Body

Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission

Advertisment number




Level of the exam

State level


Junior Engineer

Mode of the exam



Diploma in the concerned engineering discipline

Selection Process

Written Exam and Document Verification

Official website

JSSC JE Vacancy 2023

JSSC JE vacancy has been announced for the year 2023. Candidates are advised to carry on their studies rigrously so that they can score maximum marks in the exam. A total of 1569 vacancies have been released for Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and other positions.

Last time, a total of 1289 vacancies were announced for which the recruitment process is ongoing. The post-wise JSSC JE vacancy 2023 can be seen in the table given below.

Name of Post UR ST SC OBC-I OBC-II EWS Total
JE Electrical 23 16 07 03 04 04 57
JE Civil 587 288 115 78 78 127 1268
JE Mechanical 44 26 11 08 07 11 107
JE Agriculture 05 03 01 01 00 01 11
Street Light Inspector 23 14 05 05 03 05 55
Pipe Line Inspector 07 04 02 01 01 01 16
Motor Vehicle Inspector 17 11 04 04 03 05 55
Total 706 362 145 100 96 154 1569

JSSC JE Exam Date

JSSC JE Exam Date will be released soon by the concerned authority. Candidates must check all the important JSSC JE dates to ensure that they are preparing keeping in mind the timeline and not missing any important deadline.



JSSC JE notification release date

16 May 2023

Application form availability

13 June 2023

Last date to apply for the exam

13 July 2023

 Last date to pay the application fee

8 July 2023

Last date to upload photo and signature

10 July 2023

Application correction date 

12 July 2023 to 14 July 2023

JSSC JE exam date

August 2023

JSSC JE Eligibility Criteria

JSSC JE eligibility criteria include the fulfillment of the educational qualifications and age limit as prescribed in the official notification. Candidates must ensure to follow the eligibility criteria as non-fulfillment of the criteria may lead to disqualification. The eligibility criteria of JSSC JE 2023 include educational qualification and age limit which have been discussed in detail below.

  • JSSC JE Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess BE/BTech or Diploma in Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University. Candidates who have higher education qualifications can also apply for JSSC JE recruitment.
  • JSSC JE Age Limit: The age limit to apply for the JSSC JE is 18 years to 35 years. The category-wise age limit of the candidates is given below in the table.

JSSC JE Age Relaxation

Candidates belonging to the reserved category are eligible for age relaxation as per the government rules. The details on the criteria of age relaxation for various categories have been provided below. 


Minimum Age

Maximum Age 


18 years 

35 years 

EBC and BC

37 years 

Female (All Categories)

38 years


40 years

JSSC JE Selection Process

The selection process for the JSSC JE recruitment for electrical/civil/mechanical engineers comprises a single-stage exam followed by document verification (DV). For candidates who want to be shortlisted as a Junior Engineer, it is a must to qualify at each stage included in the JSSC JE selection process. Hence, candidates should ensure that they plan their preparation around it for optimal results. 

After passing the examination a merit list will be prepared to shortlist the candidates eligible for document verification. Candidates who pass the document verification stage shall be finally appointed to the position of Junior Engineer in different departments under the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission.

JSSC JE Exam Pattern

JSSC JE exam pattern will be beneficial for candidates to know the total number of questions asked, marking scheme, duration of the exam, etc. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the exam pattern to prepare for the exam in a good manner.

JSSC JE exam will be conducted in an online mode i.e. it is a Computer Based Test and shall have only objective multiple-choice questions. Following are the critical details on the exam pattern of JSSC JE.

  • There will be two papers for the JSSC JE exam, Paper 1 & Paper 2. 
  •  Paper 1 shall have 120 questions for a duration of 2 Hours. 
  • On the other hand, Paper 2 shall have 120 questions based on Civil/Electrical/Mechanical conducted for 120 minutes. 
  • 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer while 3 marks shall be awarded for every incorrect answer.





Paper 1

General Engineering 


2 hours

General Knowledge


Paper 2

Electrical/Civil/Mechanical Engineering


2 hours

JSSC JE Syllabus 2023

JSSC JE syllabus is crucial for candidates to understand as it provides them with all the essential topics to prepare for the exam. The syllabus for the subject-related paper will be based on the diploma paper and should be prepared very carefully. A proper understanding of the JSSC JE syllabus will help candidates devise a nice preparation plan.

The syllabus is divided into two parts i.e. for Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 syllabus comprises the subject matter of general engineering and general knowledge. On the other hand, the Paper 2 syllabus for JSSC JE is subject-specific.  

JSSSC JE Syllabus for General Engineering

The JSSC JE engineering syllabus comprises the following: 

  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering 

JSSC JE Syllabus for General Knowledge

  • Mental Ability: Reasoning, numerical operations, coding and decoding, pattern recognition
  • Basic Arithmetical questions 
  • General Knowledge: Current affairs, important national and international events. 
  • Hindi: Vocabulary, syntax, grammar, and comprehension skills. 
  • Computer Knowledge: Proficiency in MS Office, fundamentals of computer, transferring files, and formatting documents.

JSSC JE Question Paper

JSSC JE previous year question papers can help candidates in understanding the type of the questions asked in the exam. They should take out some time from their daily schedule to practice previous years’ questions. It will assist them in taking their preparation to next level. Practicing questions will let them understand the difficulty level of the exam and hence they can plan their preparation accordingly.

JSSC JE Admit Card 2023

The admit card for JSSC JE 2023 shall be released by the Commission for the eligible candidates. They will be able to download their admit card a few days prior to the JSSC JE exam date. It is an important document for appearing in the exam. It shall comprise important details related to the JSSC JE exam as well as the candidate. 

 Steps to download JSSC JE 2023 Admit Card

The JSSC JE hall ticket can be downloaded by following the steps below:

  • Visit the official website of the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission.
  • Click the link displaying “JSSC JE Admit Card” in the notification section.
  • Then enter the Application Number & Date of Birth to sign in to the portal.
  • Check the admit card for any errors and print it out for future reference.

JSSC JE Answer Key 2023

JSSC JE answer key will be released on the official website of JSSC after the completion of the exam. The provisional answer key has the correct answers for all the questions. With the help of the official answer key, candidates will be able to know the probable scores that will help them to have an idea for the selection into the next stage of the recruitment process. Candidates will be able to challenge the answer key of the JSSC JE exam in case of any objections.

JSSC JE Result

The result for JSSC JE will be announced a few weeks after the answer key for the mains exam is disclosed by the commission. The merit list will have the list of candidates who will be eligible for an appointment to the Commission. Candidates will be able to check the JSSC JE result by using their login credentials. The result shall comprise candidate’s name, roll number, marks obtained, etc. 


JSSC JE Cut Off is the minimum score required to qualify the exam. Candidates need to score at least the score mentioned in the JSSC JE cutoff to be considered for the post of JE. JSSC has prescribed the following JSSC JE qualifying marks category-wise of the candidates which can be found below.


Qualifying Marks







Scheduled Castes & Female 


Scheduled Tribes & Female


Primitive Tribe 


JSSC JE Salary

JSSC JE Salary is one of the most attractive factors of the job. Candidates must be aware of all the salary related information to be able to chart their career plans accordingly. The candidates who will be appointed to the JSSC Junior Engineer post will be paid the salary as per the table given below.

JSSC JE Salary

Name of Post

Pay Scale

Pay Band

Junior Engineer

Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400

Level 6

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